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New Orleans Oyster Festival 2019

American capital of oysters presents lots of delicious ways to enjoy your favorite seafood at the annual oyster celebration

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Every year at the beginning of summer, Woldenberg Park draws in the lovers of oysters to savor on the delicacy at the New Orleans Oyster Festival. There could be no better place in all of America to feast on this seafood rather than the city's French Quarter known to be the US oyster capital. Savor them raw and cooked, fried or char-grilled, in a salad or a po-boy, and in many unique oyster-based dishes from local restaurants.

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Also, if you're not just a gourmet but a contestant by heart, try out your skill in eating and shucking oysters at speed. That's still not all, the fully-packed two-day festive program contains cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts, and more entertainments, all being accompanied with live music.

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The Oyster Fest traditionally takes place over a weekend in early June.

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